Hard Drive Productions, Inc. v. Doe

Filing 23

ORDER, ORDER REFERRING CASE to Magistrate Judge Joseph C. Spero for Settlement, ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE Order to Show Cause Hearing in C-11-5630 case is set for 6/22/2012 09:01 AM. Show Cause Response due by 6/15/2012.. Signed by Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers on 4/17/12. (fs, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 4/17/2012)

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1 2 3 4 5 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 6 NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 7 8 HARD DRIVE PRODUCTIONS, INC., 9 Plaintiff, 10 v. 11 JOHN DOE, Northern District of California United States District Court 12 13 ORDER REFERRING TO MAGISTRATE FOR MANDATORY SETTLEMENT CONFERENCE AND STAYING DISCOVERY PENDING SETTLEMENT CONFERENCE AND ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE Defendant. -------------------------------------------- 14 Case No. 11-cv-5630-YGR And related Case No.: 12-CV-469-YGR LIUXIA WONG, 15 Plaintiff, 16 17 18 19 vs. HARD DRIVE PRODUCTIONS, INC., ET AL., Defendants. 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 On Monday, April 16, 2012, the Court held a joint case management conference in the aboveentitled related actions. Based upon the parties’ representations therein and in their case management conference statements, the Court finds that a settlement conference at the earliest juncture, and a stay of discovery pending completion of that settlement conference, is in the interests of all parties. The Court therefore ORDERS as follows: 1. The parties are referred to Magistrate Joseph Spero for a settlement conference to be completed no later than May 18, 2012. Trial counsel, the parties, claims representatives and all other 1 persons with full authority to settle the case must personally attend unless the Court has, before the 2 Conference, authorized telephonic participation upon written application with notice to all other 3 parties and good cause shown. A party's failure to secure the personal attendance of the persons with 4 authority to settle the matter will be grounds, in the Court's discretion, for the issuance of an Order to 5 Show Cause why sanctions should not issue. 6 7 2. Discovery in this matter is stayed until May 18, 2012. The deposition of Liuxia Wong (“Wong”) currently set for April 18, 2012, is taken off calendar. 8 3. The Wong deposition shall commence after May 18, 2012, but no later than June 1, 2012. 9 4. Counsel for Hard Drive Productions, Inc., shall name and serve John Doe in the 11-cv- be set for June 22, 2012, at 9:01 a.m. Counsel for Hard Drive Productions, Inc., shall file a written 12 Northern District of California 5630 action thereafter. Hearing on an order to show cause re: dismissal for failure to prosecute shall 11 United States District Court 10 response to the order to show cause no later than June 15, 2012. 13 IT IS SO ORDERED. 14 15 April 17, 2012 _______________________________________ YVONNE GONZALEZ ROGERS UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT JUDGE 16 17 18 19 cc: Magistrate Judge Spero; MagRef Email 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 2

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